Sale 968B — The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Three: 1902-34 Issues, B-O-B
Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 22-25 September, 2009
Category — Postage Due (Scott J15-J28)
10c Light Claret (J26). Mint N.H., brilliant color and detailed impression, almost mathematically perfect centering with wide margins
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1891 10-CENT LIGHT CLARET POSTAGE DUE ISSUE GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. A REMARKABLE STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.
With 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,950.00). This is the only example to have achieved this desirable grade to date. None have graded higher.